Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program at Washington University School of Medicine. Our program is a fast-paced four-year program that provides a broad range of educational, surgical and research opportunities for the motivated candidate. These are provided in an environment of state-of-the art care, supportive supervision and camaraderie among residents.

Our residency program mission statement provides the framework through which we continuously review and update the program and its curriculum. Mentorship, wellness, diversity and inclusiveness are important features in our program. Visit our recruitment and resources page to see additional benefits for you while here for your residency training!

With our nationally renowned faculty and four busy affiliated hospitals, our program offers candidates the opportunity to graduate among the most well educated, experienced and capable practitioners in the country.

Our residents are competitive for the field’s most highly sought-after fellowships, with over 50% of graduating residents pursuing a subspecialty fellowship. Residents are also successful in securing a variety of academic generalist or private practice positions.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top ten OBGYN residency, our program offers you exceptional training, superior post-training prospects, and a living environment in St. Louis that is among the most comfortable and affordable in the country.

We encourage you to visit with us and consider Washington University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for your residency experience.

Sincerely,

The WashU Ob/Gyn Residency Program Team

Shelby M. Dickison, MD | dickisons@wustl.edu
Residency Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Professor, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynecology


Eric A. Strand, MD | eastrand@wustl.edu
Associate Program Director, Residency
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Chief, General Obstetrics and Gynecology


Sharman Russell, MD | sharman.russell@wustl.edu
Associate Program Director, Residency
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laborist, L&D


Frances Copeland | frances.copeland@wustl.edu
Education Specialist
Office: 314-273-5735

Application process

Medical school graduates can enter the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program immediately after graduation, applying through ERAS or ECFMG.